Period
to 20 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for XML skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited XML over the 6 months to 20 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XML
England > North West
6 months to
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 101 92 58
Rank change year-on-year -9 -34 -17
Permanent jobs citing XML 320 438 540
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 3.06% 3.46% 4.38%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.78% 7.82% 10.29%
Number of salaries quoted 271 335 448
North West median annual salary £40,000 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.79% +18.75% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £58,500 £62,500 £55,000
England median annual salary £49,000 £47,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year +3.16% +2.15% +3.33%

XML is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 4,115 5,599 5,247
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 39.30% 44.26% 42.55%
Number of salaries quoted 3,440 4,644 4,597
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £29,750 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%

XML
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing XML as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for XML in the North West

XML
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing XML in the North West.

Salary trend for XML in the North West

XML
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing XML in the North West over the 6 months to 20 January 2019.

Salary histogram for XML in the North West

XML
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing XML within the North West region over the 6 months to 20 January 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -8 234 £42,500 -10.99% 56
Cheshire -23 38 £45,000 - 11
Merseyside +18 29 £32,500 -38.10% 7
Lancashire -9 19 £37,500 - 12
XML
England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2019, IT jobs citing XML also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the North West region with a requirement for XML.

1 160 (50.00%) SQL
2 159 (49.69%) HTML
3 146 (45.63%) Agile Software Development
4 134 (41.88%) .NET
5 132 (41.25%) Web Services
6 121 (37.81%) C#
7 112 (35.00%) JavaScript
8 108 (33.75%) JSON
9 106 (33.13%) CSS
10 103 (32.19%) ASP.NET
11 90 (28.13%) SOAP
12 87 (27.19%) SQL Server
13 86 (26.88%) MVC
14 76 (23.75%) Finance
15 74 (23.13%) jQuery
16 68 (21.25%) Java
17 62 (19.38%) Microsoft
18 61 (19.06%) Software Engineering
19 58 (18.13%) ASP.NET MVC
20 54 (16.88%) RESTful
20 54 (16.88%) Scrum
21 53 (16.56%) Linux
22 51 (15.94%) PHP
22 51 (15.94%) MySQL
23 50 (15.63%) Continuous Integration
23 50 (15.63%) WCF
24 49 (15.31%) Web Development
24 49 (15.31%) HTTP
25 48 (15.00%) Ajax
26 47 (14.69%) HTML5

XML
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 36 (11.25%) IIS
2 26 (8.13%) Tomcat
3 23 (7.19%) SharePoint
4 20 (6.25%) Apache
5 17 (5.31%) CMS
6 12 (3.75%) nginx
7 11 (3.44%) Confluence
7 11 (3.44%) WebSphere
8 8 (2.50%) Umbraco
9 7 (2.19%) Liferay
10 5 (1.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 4 (1.25%) BizTalk Server
11 4 (1.25%) MQSeries
12 3 (0.94%) JBoss
13 2 (0.63%) Apache Solr
13 2 (0.63%) Kentico
13 2 (0.63%) Sitefinity
13 2 (0.63%) WebLogic
14 1 (0.31%) NServiceBus
14 1 (0.31%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (2.50%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.63%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.31%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (2.81%) osCommerce
1 9 (2.81%) Payment Gateway
2 7 (2.19%) Visualfiles
3 4 (1.25%) Temenos T24
4 2 (0.63%) Maximo
5 1 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.31%) Loan IQ
5 1 (0.31%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 19 (5.94%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (5.31%) Office 365
3 9 (2.81%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (2.19%) GitHub
5 6 (1.88%) AWS CloudFormation
6 4 (1.25%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (1.25%) Amazon SQS
6 4 (1.25%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 4 (1.25%) AWS Lambda
6 4 (1.25%) Datadog
6 4 (1.25%) Google Analytics
6 4 (1.25%) SaaS
6 4 (1.25%) Serverless
7 3 (0.94%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 2 (0.63%) Algolia
8 2 (0.63%) BrowserStack
8 2 (0.63%) Firebase
8 2 (0.63%) Google Play
8 2 (0.63%) IaaS
8 2 (0.63%) Zapier
Communications & Networking
1 49 (15.31%) HTTP
2 13 (4.06%) SSL
3 12 (3.75%) Wi-Fi
4 11 (3.44%) SSH
5 9 (2.81%) Bluetooth
6 7 (2.19%) Intranet
7 3 (0.94%) Internet
8 2 (0.63%) Network Security
9 1 (0.31%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (27.19%) SQL Server
2 51 (15.94%) MySQL
3 21 (6.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 20 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 19 (5.94%) SQL Server 2008
6 16 (5.00%) Relational Database
7 15 (4.69%) NoSQL
8 12 (3.75%) SQL Server 2014
9 11 (3.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 9 (2.81%) MariaDB
11 7 (2.19%) Big Data
11 7 (2.19%) MongoDB
12 5 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
12 5 (1.56%) QlikView
13 4 (1.25%) CouchDB
13 4 (1.25%) Neo4j
13 4 (1.25%) PostgreSQL
14 3 (0.94%) DB2
14 3 (0.94%) Hadoop
14 3 (0.94%) Redis
Development Applications
1 38 (11.88%) JIRA
2 36 (11.25%) Visual Studio
3 33 (10.31%) Selenium
4 30 (9.38%) Git (software)
5 26 (8.13%) NUnit
6 25 (7.81%) MSTest
7 23 (7.19%) Team Foundation Server
8 17 (5.31%) Cucumber
9 16 (5.00%) Jenkins
9 16 (5.00%) JMeter
10 12 (3.75%) WebDriver
11 11 (3.44%) SoapUI
11 11 (3.44%) Subversion
12 6 (1.88%) Grunt
13 5 (1.56%) Bitbucket
13 5 (1.56%) CocoaPods
13 5 (1.56%) GoCD
14 4 (1.25%) Gradle
14 4 (1.25%) JUnit
15 3 (0.94%) TeamCity
General
1 76 (23.75%) Finance
2 37 (11.56%) Retail
3 16 (5.00%) Marketing
4 12 (3.75%) Banking
5 10 (3.13%) Retail Banking
6 6 (1.88%) Financial Institution
7 5 (1.56%) Games
7 5 (1.56%) Law
8 4 (1.25%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.63%) Advertising
9 2 (0.63%) Electronics
9 2 (0.63%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.31%) Automotive
10 1 (0.31%) Back Office
10 1 (0.31%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.31%) Legal
10 1 (0.31%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 195 (60.94%) Developer
2 72 (22.50%) .NET Developer
3 53 (16.56%) C# Developer
4 41 (12.81%) C# .NET Developer
5 39 (12.19%) Software Developer
6 36 (11.25%) Analyst
7 34 (10.63%) Applications Support
8 31 (9.69%) Senior Developer
9 25 (7.81%) C# Software Developer
10 24 (7.50%) PHP Developer
11 20 (6.25%) .NET Software Developer
11 20 (6.25%) Java Developer
11 20 (6.25%) Software Engineer
11 20 (6.25%) Web Developer
12 19 (5.94%) SQL Developer
13 17 (5.31%) Senior .NET Developer
14 15 (4.69%) Senior Software Developer
15 14 (4.38%) Senior C# Developer
15 14 (4.38%) Test Analyst
16 13 (4.06%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 159 (49.69%) HTML
2 134 (41.88%) .NET
3 132 (41.25%) Web Services
4 108 (33.75%) JSON
5 106 (33.13%) CSS
6 103 (32.19%) ASP.NET
7 90 (28.13%) SOAP
8 74 (23.13%) jQuery
9 58 (18.13%) ASP.NET MVC
10 54 (16.88%) RESTful
11 50 (15.63%) WCF
12 48 (15.00%) Ajax
13 47 (14.69%) HTML5
14 40 (12.50%) REST
14 40 (12.50%) Spring
15 36 (11.25%) .NET Framework
16 29 (9.06%) XSLT
17 25 (7.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 24 (7.50%) AngularJS
19 22 (6.88%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 25 (7.81%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (7.50%) User Experience
3 15 (4.69%) Replication
3 15 (4.69%) Self-Motivation
4 13 (4.06%) Enterprise Software
5 10 (3.13%) Mobile App
6 9 (2.81%) Blog
7 7 (2.19%) APACS
7 7 (2.19%) Fintech
8 5 (1.56%) Animation
9 4 (1.25%) 3D Graphics
9 4 (1.25%) Algorithms
9 4 (1.25%) Client/Server
9 4 (1.25%) Greenfield Project
9 4 (1.25%) Management Information System
10 3 (0.94%) Mainframe
11 2 (0.63%) Cloud Native
11 2 (0.63%) N-Tier
12 1 (0.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 1 (0.31%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 53 (16.56%) Linux
2 39 (12.19%) Unix
3 36 (11.25%) Windows
4 13 (4.06%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (3.44%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (2.81%) Android
7 8 (2.50%) Apple iOS
8 6 (1.88%) Windows Server
9 4 (1.25%) AIX
9 4 (1.25%) Debian
10 3 (0.94%) watchOS
11 1 (0.31%) VME
11 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 146 (45.63%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (26.88%) MVC
3 61 (19.06%) Software Engineering
4 54 (16.88%) Scrum
5 50 (15.63%) Continuous Integration
6 49 (15.31%) Web Development
7 45 (14.06%) Test Automation
8 43 (13.44%) OO
9 40 (12.50%) E-Commerce
9 40 (12.50%) SDLC
10 36 (11.25%) ITIL
11 34 (10.63%) Computer Science
12 31 (9.69%) Problem-Solving
12 31 (9.69%) TDD
13 26 (8.13%) Use Case
14 24 (7.50%) DSDM
15 23 (7.19%) DevOps
15 23 (7.19%) UML
16 22 (6.88%) BDD
16 22 (6.88%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 160 (50.00%) SQL
2 121 (37.81%) C#
3 112 (35.00%) JavaScript
4 68 (21.25%) Java
5 51 (15.94%) PHP
6 40 (12.50%) T-SQL
7 34 (10.63%) Python
8 31 (9.69%) C++
9 30 (9.38%) PL/SQL
10 20 (6.25%) PowerShell
11 16 (5.00%) Perl
12 12 (3.75%) VB.NET
13 10 (3.13%) Ruby
14 9 (2.81%) C
14 9 (2.81%) VB
15 8 (2.50%) Objective-C
16 7 (2.19%) Apple Swift
16 7 (2.19%) Lua
16 7 (2.19%) VB6
17 6 (1.88%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 44 (13.75%) Degree
2 19 (5.94%) Computer Science Degree
3 11 (3.44%) ISTQB
4 10 (3.13%) ISEB
5 7 (2.19%) ITIL Certification
5 7 (2.19%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 3 (0.94%) Master's Degree
6 3 (0.94%) SC Cleared
6 3 (0.94%) Security Cleared
7 2 (0.63%) CESG Certified Professional
7 2 (0.63%) CISSP
7 2 (0.63%) CITP
7 2 (0.63%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.63%) IISP
7 2 (0.63%) MBCS
8 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.31%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (8.13%) QA
2 9 (2.81%) SLA
3 7 (2.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (2.19%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.94%) GDPR
5 2 (0.63%) Web Application Security Consortium
System Software
1 19 (5.94%) Docker
2 7 (2.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.31%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.31%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 12 (3.75%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (2.81%) Nagios
3 5 (1.56%) Puppet
4 4 (1.25%) cPanel
4 4 (1.25%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.31%) Ansible
5 1 (0.31%) HP ALM
5 1 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.31%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.31%) SCCM
Vendors
1 62 (19.38%) Microsoft
2 20 (6.25%) Oracle
3 9 (2.81%) Splunk
4 8 (2.50%) Google
5 7 (2.19%) Apple
5 7 (2.19%) Citrix
5 7 (2.19%) VMware
6 4 (1.25%) CA
6 4 (1.25%) jBASE
6 4 (1.25%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (1.25%) Temenos
7 2 (0.63%) Chordiant
7 2 (0.63%) Cognizant
7 2 (0.63%) FatWire
7 2 (0.63%) HP
7 2 (0.63%) IBM
7 2 (0.63%) Mapinfo
7 2 (0.63%) Sage
7 2 (0.63%) SAP
7 2 (0.63%) TIBCO